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Clinical Psychology Programs

Our Clinical Psychology programs are designed to prepare practitioner-scholars whose scientific, theoretical and practical foundations enable them to meet the challenges of the diverse settings, populations and communities in which they serve.

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Personal and Professional Preparation

The Illinois School of Professional Psychology (ISPP) at Argosy University, Schaumburg is located just northwest of Chicago in the charming community of Schaumburg. In our Master of Arts (MA) and Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology programs, we’ve cultivated a collaborative academic environment, led by a faculty with nationally recognized scholars who encourage your development both as a person and as a professional.

American Psychological Association

The Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology Program at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Schaumburg is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association (APA). Questions related to the program’s accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation: Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation, American Psychological Association, 750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002 Phone: (202) 336-5979 / E-mail: apaaccred@apa.org Web: www.apa.org/ed/accreditation.

Training Sites

In 2012, we established the Northwest Suburban Internship Consortium, which is exclusively for our students and holds membership status with the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC).

In addition, our approved training sites include:

  • State mental health facilities
  • Out-patient clinics
  • Private and community hospitals and psychiatric units
  • Chemical dependence treatment programs
  • University counseling centers
  • VA organizations
  • Schools
  • Women's shelters
  • Treatment centers for developmental, emotional or behavioral disorders; and specialized programs in neuropsychology, forensics, eating disorders, rehabilitation, and other areas.

Highlights

Dr. Robert Eme Publishes Article Titled “A Review of the Most Recent Longitudinal Studies of ADHD”
Dr. Robert Eme Publishes Article Titled “A Review of the Most Recent Longitudinal Studies of ADHD”

 Robert Eme, PhD, professor of clinical psychology at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Schaumburg recently published an article entitled “A Review of the Most Recent Longitudinal Studies of ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder).

 

The article reviews the findings from the six most recent longitudinal studies of ADHD and examines what the future likely holds for an individual with childhood ADHD.

 

The article shows that approximately two-thirds of children with childhood ADHD will continue to be moderately or severely impaired in young adulthood. The two most robust predictors of this outcome are severity of ADHD and co morbid conduct problems.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Neurodiversity in the Workplace: Attracting and Supporting Workers with Neurological Differences
Neurodiversity in the Workplace: Attracting and Supporting Workers with Neurological Differences

The Chicagoland Business Leadership Network (CBLN) – a by-business, for-business initiative of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Foundation– in partnership with the Schaumburg Business Association and Argosy University, invites you to join us for breakfast and a discussion on:

Neurodiversity in the Workplace: Attracting and Supporting Workers with Neurological Differences

Thursday, April 27, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Schaumburg Corporate Center | 1501 Woodfield Road, Conference Rooms AB | Schaumburg, IL 60173

During this session, employers, human resource professionals, talent acquisition managers and ERG/BRG members will gain an understanding of the types of conditions that can constitute a neurological disability and the opportunities these brain differences may present to your business. Learn more about what it means to recruit, hire and retain qualified candidates with neurological disabilities. Acquire strategies to successfully interview neurodiverse candidates and receive guidance on how to prepare your workforce to integrate neurodiversity into your corporate culture.


Speakers include:

  • Dr. Julie Robinson, Department Chair and Director of Clinical Training for the Counselor Education Program at Argosy University, Schaumburg
  • Dr. Cameron Brewer, Program Dean of the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program at The Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Schaumburg

To register, visit: https://www.chicagolandchamber.org/Events/EventDetails.aspx?MeetingId=%7BF5C4FF12-F804-E711-852E-0050569142AF%7D

For additional information and/or accommodation requests, contact:
Laura Wilhelm at lwilhelm@chicagolandchamber.org or 312-494-6718.


The Chicagoland Business Leadership Network (CBLN) is an affiliate of the U.S. Business Leadership Network, supported by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Foundation. It is made possible by a generous grant from the Searle Funds at the Chicago Community Trust.

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Dr. Robert Eme Publishes Article Titled “The overlapping neurobiology of addiction and ADHD”
Dr. Robert Eme Publishes Article Titled “The overlapping neurobiology of addiction and ADHD”

Robert Eme, PhD, professor of clinical psychology at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Schaumburg recently published an article titled “The overlapping neurobiology of addiction and ADHD.”

 

The article appears in Open Access Text at https://oatext.com/The-overlapping-neurobiology-of-addiction-and-ADHD.php.

 

The article focuses on issues that could make people more vulernable to become addicted to alcohol and/or drugs. These include Attention-De cit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)—which can result invulnerability to addiction because of overlapping neurobiology involving the mesolimbic and mesocortical dopamine neural networks.

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Schaumburg’s Dr. Goldman to Co-Lead EFT Training
Schaumburg’s Dr. Goldman to Co-Lead EFT Training
Dr. Rhonda Goldman, core clinical faculty, the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Schaumburg will co-lead an emotion-focused therapy (EFT) level one training in Chicago. The event takes place May 31 – June 3, 2017.

The workshop will focus on the fundamentals of Emotion-Focused Therapy for Individuals. Topics will include facilitating EFT tasks to help transform difficult emotions such as core sadness, shame, fear, and vulnerability that are often the source of many clinical problems including depression, anxiety, and trauma.

This program combines didactics, with videotaped demonstration of EFT in action, as well as hands-on experiential learning, The training will take place at Workshop, 935 W. Chestnut St. #530, Chicago, IL 60642. Please click here for more information.

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